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Professional Just crash my phantom 3 professional using homelock

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by LamboH, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. LamboH

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    testing out homelock feature and on the way in, yawing left and right seeing if it'll keep its course, 50% battery left, full gps sats and it drops out the sky! I dont think i hit anything, landed in someones front yard camera and gimbal came apart and barely hanging together in pieces.here's my HD HealthyDrones.com - Innovative flight data analysis that matters

    guess time to contact DJI SUPPORT
     
  2. JKDSensei

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    Was this the first lift off on the last FULL charge?

    Or had you flown, landed and took off again?
     
  3. LamboH

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    full charge...
    had a fall from sky before on fw 1.5, on fw 1.6 now uploading the video now, weird the video off the sd card shows it cuts off right before anything . the video off the ipad i was using with the RC showed it apparently something happens and actually shows the bird start to fall to the ground...ill try to post both videos
     
  4. DroneDestination

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    Really strange... other than ~3.3 seconds of data loss, after which you regained signal, everything on HD seems perfect :confused:
     
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    CSC?
     
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  6. With The Birds

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    On your way back and yawing. Any chance you decided to reduce altitude in the process? Sticks moving in the right locations to hit the magic and dreaded unitended CSC.
     
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  7. LamboH

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    im very aware of csc and i doubt i performed it but i could see why you might suggest that.



    and the other videos cuts out about 3 seconds before this one..
    weird.


    i hope i didn't perform the CSC as that wouldnt be covered under warranty.!!aleady have a Rma and have it packed up ready to go to DJI SUPPORT tom.



    how can i find a log to see if CSC was performed or not?
     
  8. DroneDestination

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    In DJI GO, you can see a replay of exactly what your stick did through out the flight
     
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    I just threw the CSC in the mix as a consuderation Brother, didnt mean to sound accusatory, feel for you watching the video.

    No obvious clues in the HD upload. What is interesting is the video loss. A prop, esc, motor or other propulsion issue and we should have seen video continuing on the way down.
     
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    Yea apparently csc . $731 invoice for repair so I bought a new p3p for $799 through the eBay deal in the meantime til I can fix it on my own ( at least I know exactly what parts are needed
     
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    Ok... well thats good news in a bad way. Sorry about your loss but happy it wasnt a hardware/software issue.
     
  13. LamboH

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    Yea this is actually second occurrence of falling out the sky first time no clue what happened but was Repaired under warranty . This time Dji came back and said performed csc. Oh well it is what it is . It happens and it happens to me while using homelock( something I rarely do )
     
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    Is your video private on purpose?